Far-right firebrand Wilders finds favour in one of poorest Dutch districts

Rotterdam (Netherlands) (AFP) – Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders’ stunning election win may have sent shockwaves through Europe’s political elite, but in one of the country’s poorest districts, his populist message is hitting home. In Oud Crooswijk, in the heart of the port city of Rotterdam, many residents say after years of battling to make ends meet, they hope far-right leader Wilders will change things if he makes it at the helm of the country.


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